LAHORE: The boxers from Lahore and Faisalabad division, dominated the second day proceedings at Inter-Division Punjab Open Boxing Championship being held at Nishtar Park Sports Complex, Gymnasium Hall. 

Four pugilists each from Lahore and Faisalabad cruised into the semifinals in their respective weight categories, whereas three boxers each from DG Khan, Sahiwal and Sargodha divisions won their quarterfinals and booked a place in the semifinal stage. Gujranwala, Rawalpindi and Multan had one boxer apiece in the last four stage. No boxer from Bahawalpur Division could progress to semifinal stage. 

On the women’s side, one boxer each from Lahore, Faisalabad and Gujranwala managed to win a place in the semifinal phase in their respective weight categories of the championship. 

Lahore’s Yusra Ayub defeated Multan’s Muniba in 48kg bout, Suvera of Gujranwala emerged winner against Fatima from Sargodha in 48kg fight while Laiba Shafiq of Faisalabad outplayed Maria Nasir of Sargodha in the 45kg quarterfinal match. 

Following are the Quarter-final results: 

  • Lahore‚Äôs¬†Abrar¬†Ahmed (52kg),¬†Rana¬†Wasif¬†(56kg),¬†Mudassar¬†Khan (60kg) and¬†Yousaf¬†Ali Butt (64kg) beat¬†Momen¬†Khan,¬†Zahoor¬†Abbas,¬†Hammad¬†Ahmed and¬†Afaq¬†Khan respectively.¬†
  • Faisalabad‚Äôs M¬†Arslan¬†(52¬†kg),¬†Shahawaiz¬†Aziz (56¬†kg), M¬†Suleman¬†(60kg) and Faisal¬†Shafiq¬†(64kg) beat¬†Hasnain, Babar Ali,¬†Faraz¬†and¬†Junaid¬†respectively.¬†
  • DG Khan‚Äôs Shah Ahmed¬†(49kg),¬†Raj Ali (56kg) and¬†Umer¬†Farooq¬†(60kg) beat Adnan Shah,¬†Talha¬†and¬†Furqan¬†Zaigham¬†respectively.¬†
  • Sargodha‚Äôs¬†Mubashir¬†(56kg),¬†Aniq¬†ur¬†Rehman¬†(60kg) and Adam (69kg) beat¬†Saqib¬†Javed,¬†Ahsan¬†Hameed¬†and¬†Shahzaib¬†respectively.¬†
  • Sahiwal‚Äôs¬†Jamshaid¬†Ashraf (52kg),¬†Abais¬†Bukhari¬†(64) and¬†Shahmir¬†Khan (69kg) beat Samar Khan,¬†Sharjeel¬†Shoukat¬†and Bilal¬†Hasan¬†respectively.¬†
  • Haider¬†Sibghatullah¬†of Multan beat Ahmed Ali in 64kg class bout,¬†Abdur¬†Rehman¬†of Rawalpindi beat¬†Daniyal¬†in 69 kg match while Saud¬†Shafat¬†of Gujranwala beat¬†Hamza¬†Nadeem¬†in 52 kg category.¬†

The closing ceremony will be held at Al-Hamra Cultural Complex at 4.00pm on May 15. World’s top British boxer Amir Khan along with be the Chief guest.

 

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